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Entertainment | A Tribute to Life - The Third TOFARM Film Festival 2018

All systems go for TOFARM Film Festival 2018.  The local film festival scene is set to witness the third edition of the festival which will shall now include a TOFARM Short Film Competition.

The brainchild of Socio-Entrepreneur Dr. Mila O. How, TFF is the only advocacy driven film festival in the country today,  with entries showcasing the lives, journeys, trials and triumphs of the the Filipino Farmer.

"We were deeply saddened with the demise of Direk Maryo J. delos Reyes, our first TFF Director", Dr. How said.  "He gave so much of himself for TFF.  When he suddenly left us, we found ourselves at a cross road.  Should we go on with the project or not?"

Even with the absence of Direk Maryo, Dr. How sought the expertise of three seasoned film personalities who will stand as Festival Advisers, Bibeth Orteza and Joey Romero, with Laurice Guillen as Consultant.  The Festival Director however is yet to be appointed.

The weeklong TOFARM Film Festival 2018 will run from September 12 to 18, with the Awards Night slated on September 15.  The festival committee is now accepting script entries for screening.  Deadline of submission is on April 20, 2018. For more information on how to submit original manuscripts, log on to

Calendar of Events
April 20, 2018 - Deadline of Submission of screenplays for the TOFARM Film Festival
May 9, 2018 - Announcement of short list
May 17 and 18, 2018 - Pitching of short listed scripts
May 23, 2018 Announcement of Winners
September 12-18 - Theatrical screenings of TOFARM Film Festival Entries
September 15, 2018 - TOFARM Film Festival Awards and Closing Ceremony

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